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NEW Spring Collections

Pink Pony turns 10

Your City Centre Shopping

Queen & Edward Sts 3007 2300

What is the Royal Warrant? In 1929, Hardy Brothers of Australia were appointed jewellers by Royal Warrant to His Majesty, King George V. Royal Warrants are a mark of recognition to people or companies who have regularly supplied goods or services for at least five years to certain members of the Royal Family. They have always been regarded as a mark of excellence and quality, and are highly prized.



IS Proud to announce the arrival of Hardy Brothers to complement our

FAMILY of high end retailers Admired as Australia’s most prestigious jeweller for over 150 years, Hardy Brothers jewellers has opened the doors to its new flagship store at MacArthur Central. Established in 1853, Hardy Brothers are Australia’s oldest and most famous jeweller and are the only holders of the Royal Warrant in South East Asia and makers of the Melbourne Cup and Queens Cup. National Manager, John Mansfield said this was the first time the company had opened a second store in the same city and was a significant milestone, demonstrating Brisbane’s appetite for luxury product. “We are thrilled with our new showroom, which is a dramatic backdrop for our beautiful product, and brings some colour to the streetscape for all of Brisbane to enjoy”. The new 1.5 million dollar showroom at MacArthur Central boasts a $140,000 chandelier, 3.5 metres in diameter, which generates a continual kaleidoscope of colour of an evening, transforming from one hue to another throughout the night. The showroom showcases a wide variety of bespoke and precious jewellery from the finest diamonds and coloured gems, to collections from top fashion houses. Hardy Brothers Jewellers occupies the Queen Street tenancy previously occupied by Jeans West and further strengthens the MacArthur high street retail offer that already includes Polo Ralph Lauren, Watches of Switzerland, Rhodes and Beckett, Oroton, Honey Birdette, Gorgeous Cosmetics, Perfect Potion and L’Occitane.


Henrosa Mini $245



The New Nude Hot new nudes set the trend this Spring and what better way to start your new look than with a gorgeous new bag from Oroton at MacArthur Central. Ph 3221 9003.

Venice Pouch $395

Venice Tote $695

Lido Boho Hobo $795 Clifton Tote $595 Lido Boho Tote $795

Henrosa Tote $495



Sounds like a good lunch break! The heart of the city may seem an unlikely place to find a tranquil oasis, far from the troubles of the world, but Perfect Potion on Edward Street at MacArthur Central provides a sanctuary for the senses - a place to get away from a stressful day at work or to relax from all that hectic shopping in a harmonious atmosphere. This innovative brand, launched in Brisbane more than 20 years ago, provides certified organic and natural skincare, aromatherapy and a range of nurturing massage therapy and facial treatments from their in-store Rest, Retreat and Renewal Treatment Room.

Try these amazing creams: Vanilla Bean, Green Tea & Jasmine and Honey & Chai.

Owners Sal Battaglia and Carolyn Stubbin are qualified aromatherapists, naturopaths and acupuncturists whose great passion for organic and natural skincare led them to creating Perfect Potion, a brand whose strict standards see that the majority of their products are derived from raw materials obtained from plants and minerals, have no animal testing, contain naturally derived preservatives, are ecologically-friendly and support fair trade. So next time you are in the city, take a break and release yourself into the unique Perfect Potion experience at MacArthur Central. Ph 3211 9935.

L’Occitane’s fresh and sparkling aquatic fragrance for audacious and dynamic men! Dive into the fresh waters and gorges of the Verdon valley in HauteProvence. The stimulating blend of peppermint and citrus instantly recalls the a day spent in nature. L’Occitane MacArthur Central. Ph 3221 7670.

Eau de Toilette 50ml $49.95

New from L’Occitane - Verdon

A slick of eyeliner makes us look, well, cooler. Now keep the cool factor going all day and all night. Gorgeous Cosmetics iINK Liquid Eye Pencil has the ease and convenience of a pencil, with the sleek finish of a liquid. Richly pigmented, creamy, blendable and water resistant, it lasts up to 8 hours and will stay in line until you’re ready to call it a day (or morning). That’s what it will do, here’s what it won’t: it won’t smudge, fade or smear – no matter what you decide to get up to. RRP $29. Gorgeous Cosmetics Lipstick RRP $35. Blush contour brush RRP $65.

Gorgeous Cosmetics is an Australian cosmetic brand that has flourished through passion, loyalty and the pursuit of elite quality. Each member of the Gorgeous team is a qualified makeup artist, trained with meticulous care to the industry’s highest standards. Gorgeous Cosmetics MacArthur Central Ph 3220 1505.

Pleasure State ‘Eclipse’ available at Honey Birdette MacArthur Central Ph 3229 2669






olo’s Pink Pony turns 10!

2010 represents the 10th Anniversary of the international fashion designer Ralph Lauren’s Pink Pony Collection. Pink Pony is a global initiative launched by Ralph Lauren following the death of his much loved friend, Nina Hyde. His vision was and continues to be reducing the disparities in cancer care. Combining fashion with philanthropy, contributions generated from the sale of the Pink Pony Collection will go towards programs dedicated to supporting early diagnosis, education, treatment and research for medically under-resourced communities. Locally, 20% of all Pink Pony sales will directly benefit the Australian National Breast and Ovarian Cancer Centre. Traditionally, the collection has been specifically designed for women, but this year marks another milestone with the launch of the biggest Pink Pony Collection to date and the introduction of a new men’s capsule. Polo Ralph Lauren Pink Pony Collection in-store at MacArthur Central. Ph: 3221 3332.

Locally, the Pink Pony campaign directly benefits the Australian National Breast and Ovarian Cancer Centre of Australia.

Profile Instead of opening yet another lingerie store, filled with beige practical-looking lingerie, they decided to search for the most provocative local and international designers. With their lingerie inspired packaging and suggestively named products, Honey Birdette boutiques are flirty, playful and unapologetically sensual. The pair met while both working in the United Kingdom and discovered they had a mutual interest in the lingerie available in European high streets. “The idea is to give Brisbane residents their pick of unique, quality lingerie and other playthings. Our lingerie is sexy, sophisticated and exclusive,” says Ms Barboza.

SWEET HONEY In 2006 friends Janelle Barboza and Eloise Monaghan, tired of not being able to find provocative lingerie and luxury bedroom toys, set out to inject a sense of sensuality into the bedroom.

The pair have also just released Honey Birdette’s own lingerie label which has just hit the shelves. Designed with Italian fabrics Eloise says the Coco Collection - is quite unlike anything the Australian market has ever seen before, finding inspiration from visual arts and film. Dominant, striking and of course highly provocative, the collection is sure to please. View it at Honey Birdette MacArthur Central. Ph 32292669.

MacArthur Central - HIGH Magazine 1 - Winter 2010  

MacArthur Central offers everything you need right in the heart of Brisbane city. On Queen and Edward Streets you will find a unique mix of...

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